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Dates for the Diary

Quote for the Week:
“Success Is Getting What You Want, Happiness Is Wanting What You Get.” W. P. Kinsella
Monday 19th February
Musical Rehearsals – Lead Roles only 10 am – 3 pm. Details to follow. SMM
Careers Talk – 5th Year Options. Rm 35. 7pm
Tuesday 20th Feb
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome.
U13 and a half Corn Colmcille Vs Our Lady’s, Castleblaney in Garvaghey. Dep 9.40 am
U15 Soccer Vs Columba’s inStranorlar. Dep at 11 am
Wednesday 21st Feb
German Mock Orals. Details to follow
Memory Lane – Photographs for 1st, 6th and TY. 9 am – 1 pm Rec
U17 Soccer Ulster Semi-Final. Time and Venue TBC
St Dallan visit to LYIT climbing Wall. 2 – 4 pm
Sports Coat Fitting for GAA Teams. 2 pm. Details to follow
Thursday 22nd Feb
German Mock Orals. Details to follow
Musical Rehearsals – Lead Roles only 10 am – 3 pm. Details to follow.
Gaelic – Treanor Cup – Vs St Louis, Ballymena in Limavady. Dep 11 am
Friday 23rd Feb.
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome
Coding School, LYIT (30 Students)
Musical Rehearsals 1.30 – 4p.m.
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“The Person who says It cannot be done should not interrupt the Person who is doing it.”
Chinese Proverb
Monday 5th Feb.
Launch of Computer Studies LC in Dublin @ 9am
Musical Rehearsals – Lead Roles only 10 am – 3 pm. Details to follow. NH
U 13 Corn Colmcille Gaelic Vs OLASP Knock, Belfast in Garvaghey. Dep 10.20 GMD
Tuesday 6th Feb
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome
First Year Soccer Vs Gweedore. Dep 10 am
U 17 Soccer Vs St Columbas. Front Pitch 10.30
BOM Meeting, Board Room. 5 pm
Careers Talk – 5th Year Options. Rm 35. 7pm CANCELLED
IMPORTANT NOTICE:- The Careers Option Meeting that was to take place has now been rescheduled for Monday 19th Feb. at 7p.m. in room 35. Thank you.
Wednesday 7th Feb
5th Year Ag Science Farm Trip 9 am – 1.15 pm. Write up in school for afternoon
Thursday 8th Feb
YSI Survey re Attitudes to sports – Second Years. Time TBC
Musical Rehearsals – Lead Roles only 10 am – 3 pm. Details to follow. TC
Irish Wheelchair Association Basketball Competition TY (10 Students) Gormanston College
Friday 9th Feb.
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome
Musical Rehearsals 1.30 – 4 pm
Midterm Begins…. school is closed until Monday 19th February.
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“Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.”
Albert Einstein
Monday 29th January 2018
Mock Exams begin for 3rd and 6th Years (29 Jan – 9 Feb)
LCA Examination of Tasks (29th Jan – 2nd Feb)
LCA 2 Tasks Practical Achievement 9 am/
Vocational Ed-ICT 1 pm.
Musical Rehearsals – Lead Roles only 10 am – 3 pm. Details to follow. TC
GCSE PE Assessment – Half Point Fitness Test. St Declan and St Dominic. Aura 9 am – 1.15 pm. All GCSE PE Students must attend. Teachers may be asked to cover for
Visit to Entrepreneur – M McGarvey’s Fifth Year Business Class. P 7 + 8 MMG
Meeting of TDs with Parents Association and members of the BOM – re School Building. 6 pm
Tuesday 30th Jan
School closed for students as Cluster Meetings All Day for staff.
Wednesday 31st Jan
LCA 1 – General Education. 11 am
LCA 2 – Social Ed – Contemporary Issues 9 – 11.15
AILO Test in Room 35 at 4.15p.m.
U14 Rugby training at 4.00p.m
Thursday 1st FebSt Brigid’s Day
U14 Rugby Ulster Cup Qualifier Competition
1st year sports hall athletics county final, Gweedore. 9.40 am – 2.40 pm ED
Musical Rehearsals – Lead Roles only 10 am – 3 pm. Details to follow. SMM
Friday 2nd February
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome.
U 14 Gaelic Donegal Championship Vs Glenties. Throw in 10.30 am Front Pitch
Musical Rehearsals 1.30 – 4 pm
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“If we did all the things we are capable of, we would literally astound ourselves.” Thomas Edison
UPCOMING DATES FOR THE DIARY
Monday 24th January
Musical Rehearsals – Lead Roles only 10 am – 3 pm. Details to follow.
Talk from RSA – Speaker (Louise) will go to the following classes: St David 9.40 (DC), St Declan 11.15 (Fr Flood), St Dominic 2 pm. (CMI) St Dallan 3.20
TY Media Studies – Full Tilt Recording Studio 11.15 – 1.15 MLK
Musical Meeting with John Ruddy,
Tuesday 23rd Jan
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome. Fr Flood
Cardiac Screening for Students/Teachers
Second Year P/T Meeting 4.15 pm – 6.45 pm. Class ends at 3.45 pm.
Wednesday 24th Jan
Cardiac Screening for Students/Teachers.
U 15 Soccer League Final Vs Abbey Voc. Killygordon. Dep 10
U16 Rugby – Ulster High Schools Cup 10.20 – 2.40
TY Trip to Croke Park, Dublin (15/20 Students)
Thursday 25th Jan
Memory Lane – Photographs for 1st, 6th and TY. 9 am – 1 pm Rec
Talk by LYIT Student Engagement Officer, Fiona Kelly, to Interested 6th Years. Rm 35.
Cardiac Screening for Students/Teachers.
Athletic Competition, Coleraine
Bank of Ireland Event. Arena 7. 20 Students. 9 am – 4 pm
Ulster Corn Colmcille U13 and a half Vs St Columbs, Derry. Away. Dep at 11am
MacLarnon Senior Gaelic V’s Loreto, Coleraine. Owenbeg Dep 10 am NG & CMcF
Careers Information Evening for Parents of 3rd/TY 7pm Study Hall
Friday 26th January
Mass in College Chapel at 8.30a.m Fr Flood.
Cardiac Screening for Students/Teachers.
Musical with dancers and singers 1.30 – 4 pm TC, NH, SMM
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Monday 15th January 2018
Musical Rehearsals – Lead Roles only 10 am – 3 pm. Details to follow.
St Colman’s trip to Stormont. Dep at 8.15 am YD + PF
Senior Gaelic Vs St Pat’s, Maghera in Owenbeg. Dep 11.30 am
U 15 Soccer League Final Vs Abbey Voc. Killygordon. – Cancelled
Parents Association Meeting 8 pm. Board Room
Tuesday 16th Jan.
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome.
Wedmesday 17th Jan
Irish Angus Beef Schools Competition In Mullingar – S Thompson and D Mc Mullan,
Cross Country Athletics, Gweedore. List of names to follow.
Thursday 18th Jan
Careers Talk – Options for Senior Cycle Rm 35
9.40 – Ceallach, Carthach, Colmcille 10.20 – Colman, Ciaran, Catherine.
Musical Rehearsals – Lead Roles only 11 am – 3 pm. Details to follow.
Staff Meeting 4 – 6 pm
Friday 19th Jan.
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome.
School Digital Champion Programme Training Day, Cavan. POD + 4 students.
Careers Talk for all TY – 5th Year Options 11.15 – 12.35 Rm 35.
Musical Rehearsals – Chorus, Leads, Dancers. 1.30 – 4 pm NH, TC,
Art Exhibition by Gareth Nee, An Grianan Theatre. 6 pm.
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Wed. 10th January
Senior Gaelic Vs Enniskillen. Venue TBC. Dep at 10.30 am
Thursday 11th January
Musical Rehearsals – Lead Roles only 10 am – 3 pm. Details to follow.
First Year English Classes (Albert, Ambrose, Anne) Trip to Cinema “Wonder”. 12.35 – 3.45 pm.
Fifth Year/TY P/T Meeting 4.15 pm – 6.45 pm. Class ends at 3.45 pm.
Friday 12th January
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome.
U 17 Soccer (Provisional). Time and Venue TBD
Senior Soccer Vs Carndonagh Ulster Semi Final. Carndonagh. Dep 9 am PB, DOH
Ulster Schools Swimming Gala, Larne. Saturday, 13 Jan (CANCELLED)
U 16 Basketball Player Offs in Leixlip, Sunday 14 Jan
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Christmas is the spirit of giving without a thought of getting. It is happiness because we see joy in people. It is forgetting self and finding time for others. It is discarding the meaningless and stressing the true values.
Thomas S Monson

Monday 11th December 2017
St Declan, St Dominic GCSE PE Fitness Testing REC 9 am – 1.15 pm Musical – Lead Roles, Loreto Convent 2 – 4 pm. Details of those involved
Assemblies for 2nd and 5th Year students this week
Tuesday 12th December
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome.
Scoil Colmcille, Lky, Incoming First Year 2018 Assessment Day
Numeracy Meeting Rm 53 1.20 – 1.55 pm
5th Year Assembly 2.10 pm College Chapel.
Wednesday 13th December
First Year P/T Meeting 4.15 pm – 6.45 pm. Class ends at 3.45 pm.
TY GAA Future Leaders Training. Hodson Bay, Athlone GMD
Declan, Dominic GCSE PE Practical Assessment 9 – 10.20 am
U 16 Basketball Away to Lagan. Dep at 9 am
U 15 Soccer V’s Scoil Mhuire, Buncrana. 9.40 am – 2.40 pm
All Stars Final Trials, QUB (3 Students). Leave at 2 pm NG
Thursday 14th Dec
LCA 1 Christmas Exams Begin. Check Noticeboard for details
2nd Year Assembly. 9.10 am. Students will be called out.
5th Year/ TY Musicians recording in RCC. 9 am – 4 pm.
Friday 15th December
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome.
Christmas Jumper Day for all. Proceeds to Student Council. Raffle for Hamper that day in aid of SVP, organised by Student Council.
LCA 1 Christmas Exams. Check Noticeboard for details.
LCA 2 Go Karting Trip 9.30 am – 1.15 pm.
Coffee Morning in aid of Michael Mc Grath Treatment Fund
U 17 Soccer V’s Moville Away. Dep at 9 am.
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FESS WEEK COMMENCING MON.3RD AND DAILY FOR EACH YEAR GROUP
1st year exams 27th November to 1st December.
Incoming 1st Year Assessment Test for New students for 2018/19 :- Saturday 2nd December
Scoil Colmcille, Letterkenny does the Assessment test on Tuesday 12th Dec.
Tales in the Castle Wednesday 6th December.
1st Year PTM is on 13th December.

THIS WEEKS EVENTS ……..

Monday 23rd October
Gartan TY Trip (St Dallan).
Sports Hall Athletics Mulroy or Deele College 9 am – 4 pm ED
U14 Gaelic Vs Keady in garvaghey 10.20 am – 3.20 pm
Senior Soccer Vs Loreto Milford 9.40 am –2.40 pm Away
TY History County Museum 11.55 am – 1.15 pm
Tuesday 24th Oct
St Edmund – Talk on Human Trafficking. 9.40 am – 1.15 pm.Library
Student Council Team building, Gartan. 9 am – 4 pm.
Wednesday 25th Oct
Gartan TY Trip (St David).Cover may be needed for Colleague away.
U 14 Gaelic Vs St Mary’s Castleblaney in Garvaghey
Thursday 26th October
St Declan’s Gartan Trip.
U16/U19 Basketball Vs Summerhill, Sligo. Dep 9.40 am (Provisional)
6th Year P/T Meeting 4.15 – 6.45 Class ends at 3.45 pm
Friday 27th October
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome.
Halloween themed Non Uniform Day in aid of Mary’s Meals
LCA 1 Breakfast Meeting 9.40 – 11.00 am Senior Gaelic V’s St Patrick’s Grammar School, Downpatrick in Mid Ulster Sports Arena. Dep 8 am approx
Guest Speaker – Donegal Centre for Independent Living (Richard Alcorn) St Declan 11.55 – 1.15 JMG Rm 22
October Midterm Break (30th Oct – 3rd Nov)
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Monday 19th October
Google European Code Week (9th – 13th Oct)POD
TY Media Studies in Full Tilt Recording Studio. 11 am – 1 pm MLK
JP II Awards Talk by Susan Kenny. 10.20 am – 11 am St Declan, St Dallan (ED,EF) 11.15 am – 11.55 am St David, St Dominic (YD, PD) Rm 35
First Year League – 1st Semi Final St Anne Vs St Ambrose 12.35
Literacy Initiative – Drop Everything And Read (DEAR) one class every day this week.
Rafferty Cup Game V’s St Patrick’s, Keady in Omagh 11am – 4 pm DOH, SMG
World Mental Health Day
Tuesday 10th October
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome. Fr Flood
Chris Carr 6th Year Economics Class – Talk with Brian Mc Cormack (BMC Sports) 9.40 – 11.00 am Prefab 37
POD Visit to primary Schools and hosting some students in school as part of European Code week.
Senior Soccer V’s Patrician High School, Carrickmacross 9.40 am Omagh
Parents Association AGM at 7.30p.m Room 35
Wednesday 11th October
All TY Classes attending Road Safety Show in Aura (11 am – 1 pm).
St Ambrose and St Agnes Trip to Cinema ‘Goodbye Christopher Robin’ 9 am – 11 am. Class as normal from 11.15 am
First Year League – 2nd Semi Final St Andrew Vs St Agnes 12.35
LCA 1, LCA 2, TY (KK English – St Dallan) Cinema Trip 1.15 – 4 pm
6th Year DATs, Study hall. All 6th Year Teachers to attend when you have them for class. 9 am – 3.50 pm.
Thursday 12th October
Zeminar RDS, Dublin (20/30 TY Students. Numbers tbc) JMG
Droichead Training Donegal Education Centre 10 am – 3.30 pm AC, DMC, DD, EF,
U 16 Rugby Blitz Letterkenny (30 Students) 9.40 am – 3.20 pm RMC
U14 Gaelic Vs Holy Cross Trinity, Cookstown in garvaghey 10.20 – 4 pm ED, JFY
Friday 13th October
First Year League – Final. All First Year Classes on Front Pitch from 9 – 11 am (After Roll Call). Teachers who have 1st Year at those times, please make way to Front Pitch. Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome. Fr Flood
U16 Basketball Vs SMGS Blamey 11 am Aura (Leave at 10.20) MG, KM

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Monday 2nd October
Golf (7 students) Letterkenny Golf Course 9 – 4
U18 Hurling Blitz, 11 am in Convoy.
First Year League Anne Vs Aiden 12.35 GMD
Irish Life Health Schools Fitness Challenge – Junior PE Classes participating.
First Year Vaccination – All First Years must attend. Classes will be called out. Teacher to accompany each class. Rm 1
Tuesday 3rd October
St Colman’s Science trip to Glenveagh
Mass in College Chapel 8.30am All Welcome. Fr Flood
First Year Vaccination – All First Years must attend. Classes will be called out. Teacher to accompany each class. Rm 1
1st Year Parents Evening Rm 35at 7 pm
Wednesday 4th Oct
SEN Meeting 11.55 MPG, AS, SC, JL, MMcG, AC, CD
First Year League Anne Vs Andrew 12.35
First Year Hurling in Owenbeg. 10 am – 4 pm. -OH
All 5th Year Business Classes and PG 6th Yr Bus (18 Students). Talk by Peter Blake 11.15 – 12.35 Rm 35 LG, PG
Thursday 5th October
First Year League Albert Vs Ambrose 12.35
Gaisce Adventure Trip/walk (8 students) 11.55- JMG
U14 Gaelic Football Vs Downpatrick in Garvaghey 11.15 – 4pm (ED, JFY)
Rafferty Cup Game Vs St Louis Grammar in Cookstown 9 am – 3 pm DOH
TY Photography Trip to Glenveagh (10 Students) 9.45 am – 3.45 pm
Friday 6th October
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome. Fr Flood
Ireland Vs Moldova Aviva, Dublin. Leaving at 1.30 pm JFY, KB<
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Monday 25th September
TY Enterprise Workshop (20 Students) Silver Tassie 10–4 DOH
U16 Basketball v Tullamore (10 Boys) in Tullamore -MG, KM
4th Year Media Studies Trip – Full Tilt Recording Studio 11 am – 1 pm.
First Year League – Albert Vs Agnes 12.35- GMD
Assembly for all year groups this week.
Tuesday 26th September
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome. Fr Flood
Wednesday 27th September
Student Council Election. Elections will begin at 11.15 in the REC hall. Year groups will be called out, starting with first years.
Donegal Cross Country Athletics 10.20 – 2.40 ED
Rafferty Cup Game vs Holy Trinity,Cookstown. In Omagh 9 am – 3 pm
First Year League Aiden Vs Andrew 12.35
Thursday 28th September
First Year League Ambrose Vs Agnes 12.35
WSE-MLL Inspectorate return for the day. Meeting with staff 3.20 – 4.40 Rm 35
Meeting with BOM and Inspectorate
Meeting with Parent Reps and Inspectorate
Friday 29th September
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome. Fr Flood
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Monday 18th Sept.
We welcome the Dept. Inspectors to the school this week as they commence a WSE-MLL inspection.
Tuesday 19th Sept
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome. Fr Flood
Year Head Meeting 11.55 Board Room
Classroom Observations by Inspectorate.
Wednesday 20th Sept
6th Year Biology Trip to Glenveagh (25 Students)
6th Year Geography Field trip to Derrygonnelly (15 Students)
Classroom Observations by Inspectorate.
First Year Mass – Music Prep/Set up (2 – 4 pm)
Thursday 21stSept
Inspectorate meeting with Focus Groups (Teaching and Learning; Student Support) Board Room.
First Year Mass 7pm College Chapel. Bishop Alan McGuckian our school Patron will be attending. All Welcome.
Ploughing Championships 5th and 6th Yr Ag Science (42 Students) Ploughing Championships TY Trip (40 Students)
CSI Experience TY (24 Students) Rm 35 9 – 4. List of names posted closer to the time.
Friday 22nd Sept
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome. Fr Flood
Closing date for Student Council nominations 2017 – 2018
Rafferty Cup Game vs Holy Trinity Cookstown. Venue & Time to be given. DOH

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5th Year Mentoring Programme to roll out this week. Details to follow
TUE 12 Sept
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome.
WSE – MLL Inspectorate pre-visit
WED 13 Sept
1st Year Retreat (3 classes) Conference centre, Cathedral.
6th Year Geography Field trip to Derrygonnelly (25 Students)
Junior Cert results out today. Distribution will happen between 3 and 4 pm. Students will be called out of class.
1st Year Retreat (3 classes) Conference centre, Cathedral. After roll call, teachers of first class are asked to walk them down to Cathedral.
FRI 15th Sept.
Mass in College Chapel 8.30 All Welcome.
UUJ GAA Performance Camp for 3of our Students

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